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Military and civilian shaking hands standing on white background - stock photo
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Mark Abrams
August 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Employers are looking for military veterans and their spouses. That's the message more than 100 former members of the armed services got during a job fair held this past week at the Linc. "They got out of high school and went straight into the military," said Chris...
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Refinery fire
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Kim Glovas
August 02, 2019 - 4:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An advisory group formed after the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery fire will hold its first of three public meetings to discuss the refinery's future. The first meeting takes place on Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Preparatory Charter School. The following...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
July 18, 2019 - 6:42 pm
NEW JERSEY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey has its lowest unemployment rate since jobless numbers have been compiled by the federal government. The June jobless number is down at 3.5%. That’s the lowest it’s ever been in the 43 years that the federal government has kept state unemployment...
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FILE - This March 29, 2018 file photo shows the Facebook logo on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square.
Richard Drew/AP Photo, File
June 30, 2019 - 8:15 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users following a legal settlement designed to eliminate discrimination on its platform. The plan disclosed in an internal report Sunday voluntarily expands on a commitment the...
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In this file photo dated Thursday, March 28, 2019, the Ford Motor company logo at the auto show in Denver.
David Zalubowski/AP Photo
June 27, 2019 - 9:46 am
By David McHugh, AP Business Writer FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Carmaker Ford said Thursday it is shedding 12,000 jobs in Europe to increase profitability, part of a global trend of cost cuts by automakers facing shifting consumer tastes and heavy investments in electric cars. The job losses amount...
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A national nonpartisan business group backing policies that create jobs that are good for the environment says Pennsylvania's clean jobs increased 6% last year, five times faster that statewide job growth.
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Steve Tawa
June 18, 2019 - 3:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A national nonpartisan business group backing policies that create jobs that are good for the environment says Pennsylvania's clean jobs increased 6 percent last year, five times faster than statewide job growth. Noah Dubin of the group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs...
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Ford
David Zalubowski/AP, file
May 20, 2019 - 11:04 am
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is cutting about 7,000 white-collar jobs, which would make up 10% of its global workforce. The company has said it was undertaking a major restructuring, and on Monday said that it will have trimmed thousands of jobs by August. The company said that the plan will save about $600...
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Lenfest North Philadelphia Workforce Initiative 2019
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Paul Kurtz
May 16, 2019 - 4:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A huge job fair at Temple University drew hundreds of businesses and people looking for work. "This is Philadelphia's largest job fair event," said Michael Robinson who helped organize the 13th annual Lenfest North Philadelphia Workforce Initiative (LNPWI). Robinson...
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Donald Trump and Xi Jinping
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Steve Tawa
May 13, 2019 - 3:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While it's being referred to as a "trade war," a University of Pennsylvania professor believes the core of the U.S.-China dispute revolves around competition over the future of innovation and different business models between the two countries. Minyuan Zhao, an...
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Mike DeNardo
April 23, 2019 - 1:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Center City's economy is growing, but not quickly enough, says a new report. Center City has averaged a 2.1% job growth rate over the last three years. But it should be even higher, says Paul Levy, president and CEO of the Center City District. "The recent rebound is...
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